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We are continually looking for new destinations, new combinations of cities and countries, special events and different modes of transport in order to keep our portfolio of travel arrangements fresh and exciting. As these opportunities present themselves we will post them in this 'Innovations' section.


Sailing the St. Lawrence Seaway

A leisurely 9-night cruise from Montréal to Québec, Kingston, Lake Ontario and Niagara Falls.
11 nights from £2895


HighLights of Southern Italy

Tour highlights include visits to Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Naples, the ‘Roman Castles’, the Vatican, the Basilicas of Rome and Ancient Rome
7 nights from £895


RV Mekong Explorer

Mekong Explorer

A new cruise from Thailand’s Golden Triangle through Laos along the ‘Mother of all waters’.
12 nights from £2995

Karlovy Vary © Ladislav Renner

Bohemian Rhapsody

A tour of Bohemia staying in Prague, the spa resort of Karlovy Vary and medieval Ceske Budejovice.
7 nights from £945



Secret Sicily

A further exploration of Sicily’s rich cultural and natural heritage in the footsteps of ‘Inspector Montalbano’.
7 nights from £945


From Thebes to the Pyramids

‘Discovering Tutankhamun’ in Luxor and at the Pyramids.
7 nights from £695



Return to Secret Italy

A further exploration of Italy’s rich cultural heritage from Assisi to Ravenna and Orvieto.
7 nights from £1295


Secret Balkans

Explore the hidden gems of Montenegro by boat and train, and visits to Albania, Croatia and Serbia.
8 nights from £995



Aegean Jewels

Sailing from Athens to Ephesus, visiting the Cyclades and Dodecanese Islands. **EARLY BOOKING OFFER**
9 nights from £2145

Royal Palace, Madrid

Royal Madrid

Exploring the delights of Madrid, El Escorial and Segovia
4 nights from £565



Splendours of East India

Discover Assam & Bengal from Kolkata to the Himalayas and Kaziranga with a Brahmaputra cruise.
15 nights from £2895

Villa Bellagio

Villas & Gardens of the Italian Lakes

Visit the famous villas and gardens of lakes Como, Maggiore and Lugano.
7 nights from £1190



The Art of Amsterdam & The Hague

A springtime cruise discovering Dutch masterpieces and floral delights.
4 nights from £865


Discover Nepal

Nepal’s natural splendour and religious heritage from the Himalayas to the birthplace of Buddhism.
13 nights from £1995


Mysore Palace

Secret India

The temples and Golden Chariot of Hampi, Mysore palaces, hill stations and Nilgiri steam train.
14 nights from £1695

©John Hamilton Hooper

Robin Pope Safaris

A special safari arrangement in Zambia’s premier national park, South Luangwa, with a stay on Lake Malawi
10 nights from £3295


Near Katha

‘The Irrawaddy Defiles’

A pioneering Irrawaddy cruise north from Mandalay to the ‘Three Defiles’ and George Orwell’s Katha
12 nights from £3095

Elephants at Chobe National Park

Safari in ‘Wilderness’

Victoria Falls Hotel and classic tented safaris in Botswana or Zambia and Zimbabwe
12 nights from £2995



Aspects of Aswan

Enjoy the views and heritage, staying at the historic Old Cataract or on Elephantine Island
7 nights from £795

View over Angra do Heroísmo © Associação Turismo d

Aspects of The Azores

Visiting the islands of Sâo Miguel, Terceira, Faial & Pico
7 nights from £1245


Vilnius University

Lithuania Winter Offer

A weekend of winter scenes, Baltic Amber and 3 capitals.
3 nights from £495


Discover Java & Bali

Explore the Indonesian islands of Java & Bali, including Mount Bromo and Borobudur.
13 nights from £1995



Lofoten & the Northern Lights

A ‘Hurtigruten’ 5-night voyage within the Arctic Circle including a stay on Lofoten.
7 nights from £1495


Secret South Africa

From the Drakensberg to the Eastern Cape exploring Apartheid history, Lesotho, Addo and the Wild Coast.
11 nights from £2495


Elvas Aquaduct

Secret Pousadas

Stay at historic Pousadas in undiscovered areas of Portugal’s Alentejo region and nearby Lisbon.
7 nights from £895


Secret Burma

A new ‘very small ship’ cruise on the remote river Chindwin ‘beyond the guidebooks’
11 nights from £2995


The Pyramids, Giza - Egypt Tours

Pyramids & the Nile

Combining ancient Egypt’s two great capitals of Thebes and Memphis.
7 nights from £795


A Journey through Andalucía

Exploring the architectural beauty of Seville, Córdoba and Granada
7 nights from £875



Amsterdam to Avignon

A trans-European journey by train & ship on the Rhine & Rhone from the North Sea to Provence. **EARLY BOOKING OFFER**
9 nights from £1645

Restaurant, Hotel Sorrisniva

Arctic ‘Ice Hotel’ & the Northern Lights

Visit Arctic Alta, and stay one night in an Igloo ‘Ice Hotel’.
3 nights from £995


Tortuguero Lagoon

Grand Tour of Costa Rica

A comprehensive journey discovering diverse landscapes and exotic wildlife
18 nights from £2795

Stone town & Zanizibar Serena Inn

The Spice Island of Zanzibar

Explore historic Stone Town and relax on Zanzibar’s beautiful coastline
9 nights from £1795


Classic Train

Classic Golden Pass

First class rail journey from Lake Lucerne to Lake Geneva with a stay in Interlaken.
7 nights from £1095